Category Archives: Jet2 (Jet2.com)

Jet2.com orders 15 additional Airbus A321neos, taking total order to 51

Jet2.com has placed a further order for 15 A321neos following its initial one for 36 placed in August 2021. It takes the total order by the Leeds, United Kingdom, based airline to 51 A321neos. The two orders reflect Jet2.com’s ambitious fleet expansion and renewal plans. Engine selection will be made at a later date.

The aircraft will be configured for 232 seats with an Airspace cabin featuring innovative lighting, new seating products and 60 percent larger overhead baggage bins for added personal storage.

Jet2.com switches to Airbus, orders 36 A321neos

Jet2.com has placed an initial order for 36 Airbus A321neos making the airline based in Leeds, United Kingdom, a new Airbus customer and a new Airbus A320neo Family operator. The order reflects Jet2.com’s ambitious fleet expansion and renewal plans. Engine selection will be made at a later date.

The aircraft will be configured for 232 seats with an Airspace cabin featuring innovative lighting, new seating products and 60 percent larger overhead baggage bins for added personal storage.

At the end of July 2021, the A320neo Family had won over 7,400 firm orders from over 120 customers worldwide.

Jet2.com adds more capacity to Green List destinations

Jet2.com and its Jet2holidays package division are trying to react to the changes made to the UK’s travel list due to COVID-19. The airline has cut back on flights to destinations that suddenly change from Green to Amber List status.

Meanwhile when a country goes green the airline adds flights. Croatia and Bulgaria have been added to the UK’s Green List for travel.

As a result, Jet2.com is adding two new routes to Bourgas (Bulgaria) from Glasgow and Leeds-Bradford for the summer.

The airline will add add additional summer service to Dubrovnik (from Birmingham, Leeds-Bradford, Manchester, London Stansted and Newcastle) and Split (Birmingham, Leeds-Bradford, Manchester and London Stansted).

International travel everywhere remains fluid as COVID-19 cases ebb and flow.

Jet2 suspends all operations until at least March 25, 2021

Jet2 (Jet2 Holidays has announced it will suspend all operations until at least March 25, 2021 with announcement:

Previously the airline has announced a major expansion for the summer season inclluding 29 destinations from Bristol:

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Jet2 to operate new routes to Jersey

Jet2 (Jet2.com) has announced it will operate to Jersey from Birmingham, East Midlands, Manchester, Newcastle and London Stansted Airports this summer.

The airline already operates to the Channel Island destination from Leeds/Bradford.

Details of the new routes:

Birmingham – weekly Saturday services from May 22  to September 25, 2021.

East Midlands – weekly Saturday services from May 22 to September 25, 2021.

Manchester – three weekly services (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays) from May 20 to September 25, 2021.

Newcastle – weekly Saturday services from May 22 to September 25, 2021.

London Stansted – two weekly services (Tuesdays and Saturdays) from May 22 to September 25, 2021.

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Jet2 announces two new Glasgow routes for the summer

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Jet2 will add two new routes from Glasgow this summer – Almeria and Krakow.

The Almeria flights will operate weekly and Krakow will operate two days a week.

Jet2 will fly to 34 destinations from Glasgow.

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SmartLynx to lease Airbus A321 YL-LCV to Jet2.com in summer 2018

SmartLynx has issued this statement:

In December 2017 SmartLynx signed a long-term damp lease agreement for 2018 with Jet2.com.

According to the agreement between SmartLynx Airlines Ltd. and Jet2.com, SmartLynx will damp lease one 220-seat Airbus A321-200 with Latvian registration mark of YL-LCV (msn 2216) to Jet2.com from May 15, 2018 until October 31, 2018. The aircraft will operate from the base in Birmingham Airport (BHX), UK.

Smartlynx took delivery of YL-LCV on December 15, 2017 from Macquarie Airfinance Acquisitions Ltd. (Ireland).

Aircraft will fly to holiday destinations such as Rhodes, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Larnaca, Palma de Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, Malaga, Fuerteventura etc.

SmartLynx had a successful collaboration with Jet2.com in 2017.

Jet2 starts London Stansted – Salzburg ski season service

Jet2.com made this announcement on December 6, 2017:

Customers on our inaugural ski flight from London Stansted to Salzburg were treated to a welcome cake and traditional ‘Mozartkugel’ at Salzburg Airport, before whizzing off to hit the slopes.

Salzburg is one of four ski destinations that we are operating to from London Stansted this winter, giving skiers and snowboarders access to the best slopes in the French and Austrian Alps.

With up to three weekly flights to Salzburg, skiers and snowboarders are spoiled for choice with 130 ski resorts, including Alpbach, Ellmau, Kitzbühel, Obertauern, Söll and Schladming, located within a three hour drive of the city.

We are operating services on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, giving customers great choice and flexibility, with flights perfectly timed for those looking to enjoy a long weekend on the slopes.

To celebrate the inaugural flight, customers were welcomed at Salzburg Airport with cake, and traditional ‘Mozartkugel’ (Mozart Ball) – a delicious round treat made of pistachio, marzipan and nougat, which is then covered with dark chocolate.

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Jet2 announces a new route from Belfast

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Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have announced another new destination from Belfast International Airport for the summer of 2018, with weekly flights to Dalaman in Turkey.

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The new flights to Dalaman will depart every Tuesday from June 26 until September 25, 2018. The company will operate to 23 destinations from Belfast International Airport next summer.

The announcement also means the addition of a second new Turkish destination from the airport for Summer 2018, with a new route to Antalya also coming into operation. Other new destinations for Summer 2018 include: Almeria, Crete, Madeira, Malta, Naples, Paphos and Rhodes.

A Boeing 737-800 aircraft will be added to the fleet at Belfast International to support a 41% increase in capacity, which represents over 400,000 seats on sale for Summer 2018.

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